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Title
Memorandum between War and Justice departments on enforcement of contraband, curfew, and travel regulations in the Western Defense Command
Creator
Ennis, Edward J,: author
Bendetsen, Karl R.: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-06-02
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Materials in public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
A memorandum that summarized a decision made between Edward K Ennis, Department of Justice, and Lieutenant General DeWitt, Western Defense Command, about the enforcement of regulations regarding contraband, residence, curfew, and travel regulations in military zones. Ennis was in favor of a more lenient enforcement of the regulations and DeWitt wanted a strict enforcement with limited to no exceptions for violators. The final decision states that all violators, citizen or alien, will be detained and will not be released without consultation with War Department representatives.
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The War Relocation Authority (WRA), together with the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA), the Civil Affairs Division (CAD) and the Office of the Commanding General (OFG) of the Western Defense Command (WDC) operated together to segregate and house some 110,000 men women and children from 1942 to 1945. The collection contains documents and photographs relating to the establishment and administrative workings of the (WDC), the (WRA) and the (WCCA) for the year 1942.
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Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0511
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/6336
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Facilities, services, and camp administration
World War II--Incarceration camps--Security
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Facilities, services, and camp administration
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Security
Place
San Francisco, California
Source
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt987024h5/
John M. Flaherty Collection of Japanese Internment Records

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